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Re: Bug#2524: problems with base package

Dale Scheetz writes:
> But when you upgrade, don't these changes get blown away by the new 
> installation of rc.boot? 

Uh, no.  rc.boot is a directory, and new stuff yyou put there doesn't
just go away.  That's the point of dpkg vs. tar xvf ;)

> I agree with Michael that a method of implimenting local additions to the 
> boot process are as necessary as /usr/local.

I don't think anyone disputes that.

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